Here are the instructions for Part 2 of our first DIY Club project: building a bad-ass distortion pedal.
Not to spoil any surprises, but in this installment, we take the loud, raw sound we arrived at in Project 1, Part 1:
…and refine it by adding diode distortion, and customizing it to taste. Here are four possible results:
We’ll also add a variable gain control:
…plus a master volume. Along the way, you’ll encounter cool tricks, wicked sounds, boring theory, and a friendly but foul-smelling sasquatch who can play most of Led Zeppelin’s “Rain Song.” And only one of these statements is a lie!